United Utilities Renewable Energy (UURE) owns and operates upwards of 60 renewable technology assets across the North West of England, including solar photovoltaic, hydro and wind turbines. Many of the solar photovoltaic (PV) systems are mounted on the ground, meaning management of nearby organic growth is an important part of the overall Operations & Maintenance strategy and is key to ensuring the safe and efficient on-going output of the system.
Detecting Residual Liquor and Sludges in Pipework and Vessels
During the decommissioning process it is important that vessels and pipework do not contain unknown volumes of liquor and / or solid materials. As such, the challenge owner is interested in assessing technologies that allow non-invasive detection of residual liquor and sludge in vessels and pipework.